'Bagyong Chedeng' PAGASA weather update March 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – 'Bagyong Chedeng' weakened into Low Pressure Area (LPA) after its landfall in Davao Occidental, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in 8:00 am bulletin today, March 19.

'Bagyong Chedeng' PAGASA weather update March 19, 2019
Satellite image of #ChedengPH as of 8:10am on Tuesday, March 19. Courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

Tropical depression 'Chedeng' made landfall over Malita, Davao Occidental at 5:30 am Tuesday.

At 7:00 am today, the LPA was estimated based on all available data at in the vicinity of Malungon, Sarangani.

All Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals have been lifted. However, scattered to at times widespread moderate to heavy rains will still be experienced over Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, Davao Region, SOCCSKSARGEN, and portions of Northern Mindanao, Bangsamoro and Zamboanga Peninsula.

The disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned and residents of the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be at high risk of flooding or landslide, are advised to undertake appropriate actions and continue monitoring for updates, including the Weather Advisories and the Heavy Rainfall Warnings/ Thunderstorm Advisories issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

Those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao.

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